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Monday, February 15, 201602/15/2016

Weather conditions at Charlottesville Airport.

Brantley Ussery, of Charlottesville Regional Airport talks with Les Sinclair about how the airport is weathering the winter storm.

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Monday, February 15, 201602/15/2016

Update on road conditions

VDOT’s Lou Hatter talks with Les Sinclair about current road conditions.


Friday, February 12, 201602/12/2016

Top 5 Soundbites of the Week

WINA’s Dori Zook joins Les Sinclair with the Top 5 soundbites of the week end 2/12/16.

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Friday, February 12, 201602/12/2016

AAA’s Four & Five Diamond Hotels & Restaurants

AAA Mid-Atlantic today announced the hotels and restaurants that earned the Four or Five Diamond® Rating during the past 12 months. Martha Meade, talks with Les Sinclair about it. Locally they include: Boar’s Head, Charlottesville, Keswick Hall, Keswick, The Old Mill Room, Charlottesville, Fossett’s, Keswick.


Friday, February 12, 201602/12/2016

African American Heritage Trail

Dede Smith talks with Les Sinclair about the historical relation between Starr Hill and Union Ridge and how you can take this tour.


Friday, February 12, 201602/12/2016

Can eating like a caveman make you healthier?

Loren Cordain, the world’s leading expert and founder of the Paleo Diet movement, talks with Les Sinclair about the diet plan.

Thursday, February 11, 201602/11/2016

Pride and Guilt

Les Sinclair editorializes about how pride and guilt can help drive us to be better people and thereby a better society.

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Tuesday, February 9, 201602/09/2016

Are Super Bowl Commercials Memorable

Lisa D. and Les Sinclair talk about the the memorability of the Super Bowl commercials. Many folks remember the content but not the product being presented. Lisa D. takes the quiz.


Tuesday, February 9, 201602/09/2016

The Psychology of Rivalries

Benjamin Converse is in UVA’s Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy and the Department of Psychology in the College of Arts & Sciences, talks with Les Sinclair about the Psychology of Rivalries.


Tuesday, February 9, 201602/09/2016

Virginia Wineries Association’s 2016 Governor’s Cup Announcement

Thirty-eight Virginia wines have been awarded gold medals in the Virginia Wineries Association’s 2016 Governor’s Cup® competition Annette Boyd Director Virginia Wine Board Marketing Office talks with Les Sinclair.

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